Pet therapy is a beneficial tool that provides patients and their families with a sense of normalcy despite the unfamiliar hospital setting.
For more than a decade, the Child Life Pet Therapy Program at Penn State Children’s Hospital has brought a piece of comfort from home into the hospital.
Pet therapy visit times
Interacting with the dogs
Due to infection prevention policies, some patients may not be able to interact with pet therapy dogs during their hospital stay. Contact a member of the Child Life team for questions or concerns